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Doctor insights on: Perms Hair

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Can you get fungus in your perm hair?

Can you get fungus in your perm hair?

Unlikely: Am not entirely sure what you mean but it is not usual to develop fungal infection in hairs because they have undergone permanent wave treatment. ...Read more

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Can i perm my hair with skin lupus?

Can i perm my hair with skin lupus?

Yes: It should not be a problem if done with mild perm like "soft body" perm and you do not have scalp involvement. ...Read more

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What time in the pregnancy can I perm my hair?

What time in the pregnancy can I perm my hair?

Avoid 1st trimester: Harm to babies by perming hair has not been proven, but it is wise to minimize exposure to toxic chemicals during pregnancy- but this is esp. Important in the 1st trimester, when toxic exposures are most likely to cause birth defects. I would avoid throughout pregnancy to be safe, but there is no evidence it is harmful in later pregnancy- see http://aje.Oxfordjournals.Org/content/149/8/712.Full.Pdf. ...Read more

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No-Lye Hair Perm. Can I use a Regular strength hair perm to straighten my hair and then "fix" my hair afterwards with nourishing ingredients?

No-Lye Hair Perm. Can I use a Regular strength hair perm to straighten my hair and then "fix" my hair afterwards with nourishing ingredients?

Sounds promising: Sounds promising but before using check with the company about your allergies and if they give you the green light I suggest trying a very small amount on a hidden area of your scalp. ...Read more

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Can i perm (relax) my hair while pregnant?

Can i perm (relax) my hair while pregnant?

YES: There has not been peer reviewed literature that supports any pregnancy abnormalities casused by perm use in pregnancy. ...Read more

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How does a "perm" affect my hair follicles?

How does a "perm" affect my hair follicles?

It usually doesn't.: Perms are strong chemicals designed to change the physical characteristics of the hair shaft without damaging the follicle itself. It wouldn't make sense to cause damage to the hair-forming part, and most of these products have been extensively tested for safety. But they are cosmetics, not drugs, and allergic or hypersensitivity responses are possible. Try and see; otherwise, don't worry! ...Read more